The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 57 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.72% 3.47% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.47% 19.86% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 58
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,750 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 287 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.23% 17.46% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 284 267 298
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 102 (87.18%) .NET
2 80 (68.38%) C#
3 64 (54.70%) HTML
4 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 51 (43.59%) SQL
6 50 (42.74%) CSS
7 45 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 42 (35.90%) Degree
9 41 (35.04%) Java
10 40 (34.19%) OO
11 38 (32.48%) Microsoft
12 36 (30.77%) C++
13 31 (26.50%) MVC
14 30 (25.64%) WPF
14 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (25.64%) Scrum
15 29 (24.79%) WCF
16 28 (23.93%) Software Engineering
16 28 (23.93%) Multithreading
16 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (23.93%) XML
17 26 (22.22%) Marketing
18 25 (21.37%) VB.NET
19 23 (19.66%) Atlassian
19 23 (19.66%) Confluence
20 22 (18.80%) SaaS
20 22 (18.80%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (17.95%) ADO.NET
21 21 (17.95%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (19.66%) Confluence
2 6 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) ColdFusion
2 6 (5.13%) Drupal
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) SaaS
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) NFC
1 13 (11.11%) SMPP
1 13 (11.11%) SMS
2 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.56%) Big Data
5 3 (2.56%) MySQL
5 3 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (17.09%) NUnit
3 17 (14.53%) MSTest
4 13 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 11 (9.40%) JIRA
5 11 (9.40%) WiX
6 4 (3.42%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.42%) Moq
7 3 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.56%) NuGet
7 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.71%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.71%) GoogleTest
8 2 (1.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) GCC
9 1 (0.85%) dotTrace
9 1 (0.85%) AQtime
9 1 (0.85%) SCons
General
1 26 (22.22%) Marketing
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 12 (10.26%) Publishing
4 11 (9.40%) Finance
5 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Electronics
7 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (62.39%) Developer
2 49 (41.88%) .NET Developer
3 38 (32.48%) C# Developer
4 31 (26.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (19.66%) Author
5 23 (19.66%) Technical Author
6 18 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 14 (11.97%) Senior Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Web Developer
9 11 (9.40%) .NET Web Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Systems Developer
12 6 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Junior Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Applications Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Junior
12 6 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
13 5 (4.27%) Junior Web Developer
13 5 (4.27%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (87.18%) .NET
2 64 (54.70%) HTML
3 51 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 50 (42.74%) CSS
5 45 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 30 (25.64%) WPF
7 29 (24.79%) WCF
8 28 (23.93%) XML
9 21 (17.95%) ADO.NET
10 19 (16.24%) XSLT
11 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (13.68%) LINQ
13 14 (11.97%) Ajax
13 14 (11.97%) HTML5
14 11 (9.40%) Java ME
15 9 (7.69%) STL
16 8 (6.84%) jQuery
16 8 (6.84%) CSS3
17 6 (5.13%) Web Services
17 6 (5.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.97%) Client/Server
3 13 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.71%) DTV
7 2 (1.71%) Kindle
7 2 (1.71%) Photography
8 1 (0.85%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) BBC
8 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Android
3 13 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 13 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) OO
2 31 (26.50%) MVC
3 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.64%) Scrum
4 28 (23.93%) Software Engineering
4 28 (23.93%) Multithreading
5 15 (12.82%) OOP
6 14 (11.97%) Web Development
6 14 (11.97%) TDD
7 11 (9.40%) Time Management
8 10 (8.55%) MVVM
9 6 (5.13%) Content Management
10 5 (4.27%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.42%) ERP
11 4 (3.42%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.42%) Manual Testing
11 4 (3.42%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.56%) Numerical Analysis
12 3 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (68.38%) C#
2 51 (43.59%) SQL
3 41 (35.04%) Java
4 36 (30.77%) C++
5 25 (21.37%) VB.NET
6 20 (17.09%) C
6 20 (17.09%) PHP
6 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
8 13 (11.11%) XAML
8 13 (11.11%) VBA
8 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 10 (8.55%) VB
10 7 (5.98%) Perl
11 4 (3.42%) C++/CLI
12 3 (2.56%) Python
13 2 (1.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (35.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) ISEB
2 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 12 (10.26%) ISO 8583
3 9 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.66%) Atlassian
3 13 (11.11%) Adobe
4 12 (10.26%) Telerik
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle
6 3 (2.56%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.71%) Epiphany
7 2 (1.71%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) Motorola
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Top Base+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago